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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by steve shearer » Tue Aug 18, 2020 6:22 pm

find me a stock 3/2 LS spring back zip, and I'll agree with you.
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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by Nick Carroll » Tue Aug 18, 2020 7:20 pm

steve shearer wrote:
Tue Aug 18, 2020 4:24 pm
I think even with the best marketing and surf media advertorial they can not sell those turds to the general public.

File those in the same category of that ridiculous 1mm suit Carroll was spruiking.
ha ha Quik sold out of that suit, they had to put off customers because the Japanese wetsuit tailor couldn't keep up with demand

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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by Nick Carroll » Tue Aug 18, 2020 7:22 pm

its infinitely the best surfing wetsuit I've ever worn.

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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by Nick Carroll » Tue Aug 18, 2020 7:24 pm

of course I did not pay $999 for it. but fuschia, I don't have an audi either.

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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by bobjs » Tue Aug 18, 2020 7:35 pm

steve shearer wrote:
Tue Aug 18, 2020 6:22 pm
find me a stock 3/2 LS spring back zip, and I'll agree with you.
A 2mm here :
https://www.vissla.com/shop/shop/7-seas ... ?region=au

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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by godsavethequeen » Tue Aug 18, 2020 7:46 pm

steve shearer wrote:
Tue Aug 18, 2020 6:22 pm
find me a stock 3/2 LS spring back zip, and I'll agree with you.
You're right, that pretty much doesn't exist (I'm assuming you want GBS not flatlock). The Mystic Star https://www.mysticboarding.com/products ... -32#000000 does actually tick all of your boxes, except for the fact that it's a kitesurfing brand. Whether that makes any difference at all who knows

Insisting on 3/2 basically knocks out almost every other brand apart from C Skins who do one but it's a chest zip (https://c-skins.com/collections/mens/pr ... 7389869099).

For me, saving $400 would probably dry my backzip tears but I acknowledge that I don't have the same history of struggle
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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by bobjs » Tue Aug 18, 2020 7:50 pm

You could just buy a 3/2 back zip steamer, cut the legs off and stitch it up.

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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by Trev » Tue Aug 18, 2020 7:52 pm

bobjs wrote:
Tue Aug 18, 2020 7:50 pm
You could just buy a 3/2 back zip steamer, cut the legs off and stitch it up.
Which is what I do with all my worn out steamers.
But I cut the arms off as well.
Who the hell wants a a long sleeved spring suit?
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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by Beanpole » Tue Aug 18, 2020 7:55 pm

You live on the Sunshine Coast, Trev. Don't even need a wetsuit.

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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by godsavethequeen » Tue Aug 18, 2020 7:57 pm

I wonder if anyone makes a hooded 3/2 GBS BZ LS springy
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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by Beanpole » Tue Aug 18, 2020 8:04 pm

You need paddle gloves with that.

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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by Legion » Tue Aug 18, 2020 8:11 pm

I want to see steve in his Large Short 3/2 kitesurfing springy with boardies over the top and a hood :lol:.

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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by Thud » Tue Aug 18, 2020 9:10 pm

Bought a new Rip Curl Flashbomb today. The old one seemed baggy in the legs and cold. As the young fella in the shop said “mate are you just surfing a lot and not running or walking that much? You’re getting old man chicken legs”

Completely correct.
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….this was pushing off the wall not diving in.

...running out of breath underwater hasn’t been an issue. Not too bad for a 62 y/o who surfs irregularly.

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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by Trev » Tue Aug 18, 2020 9:26 pm

Beanpole wrote:
Tue Aug 18, 2020 7:55 pm
You live on the Sunshine Coast, Trev. Don't even need a wetsuit.
Sunshine plus Scottish skin.
I wear one for Sun protection if I'm out in the middle of the day.
And maybe five times a year when it's single digits temp and strong swesterlies.
Don't forget I mostly surf before you even wake up.

I've bought just one steamer since I came back up here from Sydney. Thirteen years.
The couple I had in Sydney are now spring suits.

Back zip of course.
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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by foamy » Tue Aug 18, 2020 10:18 pm

At 6am at the Sunshine Coast Airport this morning it was 6 degrees Celsius. You are allowed to wear a wetsuit.

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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by steve shearer » Wed Aug 19, 2020 6:14 am

thanks Foamingham.

these dipshits here don't seem to understand the basic rules of chemistry.

Thanks for the sleuthing Godsave.

If I have to dry the backzip tears I'll get another Need LS Spring CZ for $180.

2.5/2 which is close enough.


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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by buddy » Wed Aug 19, 2020 6:40 am

With crowded small waves on the sunny coast there’s a lot of sitting around to be done in the surf.
Gonna get pretty cold if the weather is 6C and no wetty

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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by Thud » Wed Aug 19, 2020 9:04 am

Sounds like 2 millimetre long arm short leg stuff.
marauding mullet wrote:
Sun Nov 22, 2020 9:57 pm

….this was pushing off the wall not diving in.

...running out of breath underwater hasn’t been an issue. Not too bad for a 62 y/o who surfs irregularly.

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